Jatropha Bio diesel - Will the euphoria be sustained?

Venkataraman, N. S.
April 2007
Chemical Business;Apr2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p7
Trade Publication
The author looks at the barriers in promoting the jatropha bio diesel project in India. He mentions that the lack of clarity on the pricing policy and program imposed by the government is one of the hindrances facing the project. He points out the uncertainty about the allotment of adequate waste land area for jatropha cultivation. He cites that there is a threat concerning the import of bio diesel from other countries particularly in South East Asia.


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